A Personal Note – When Your Kid Goes on a Relapse Binge

A Personal Note – When Your Kid Goes on a Relapse Binge   This week, for a personal note, I wanted to talk about when your kid goes on a relapse binge. Mostly, because it looks like my daughter has gone on a relapse binge, and so here we are, back to working to protect [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|A Personal Note, Blog|Comments Off on A Personal Note – When Your Kid Goes on a Relapse Binge

A Personal Note – Will Your Other Kids Become Addicts, Too?

A Personal Note – Will Your Other Kids Become Addicts, Too?   I dropped the ball last week, but this week for a personal note, I want to talk about my biggest question in life these days. Will my other kids become addicts, too? Am I at risk of living this nightmare again and again? [...]

By | March 3rd, 2018|A Personal Note, Blog|Comments Off on A Personal Note – Will Your Other Kids Become Addicts, Too?

A Personal Note – My Grown Addicted Child Destroyed My Finances, and I’m Still Paying for It

A Personal Note – My Grown Addicted Child Destroyed My Finances, and I’m Still Paying for It   A woman over tax return form and a stack of bills. I’m late on this one this week, but for a personal note, I wanted to talk a bit about your finances, or rather, my [...]

By | February 10th, 2018|A Personal Note, Blog|Comments Off on A Personal Note – My Grown Addicted Child Destroyed My Finances, and I’m Still Paying for It

A Personal Note – Letting Your Addicted Grown Child Have Her Own Life Can be Really Tough

A Personal Note – Letting Your Addicted Grown Child Have Her Own Life Can be Really Tough   This week for a personal note, I want to talk about how letting your addicted grown child have her own life can be so hard. This is one of the areas that I personally really struggle with, [...]

By | February 2nd, 2018|A Personal Note, Blog|Comments Off on A Personal Note – Letting Your Addicted Grown Child Have Her Own Life Can be Really Tough

A Personal Note – Learning to Let What Happens Happen

A Personal Note – Learning to Let What Happens Happen   This week, for a personal note, I wanted to talk about learning to let what happens happen when it comes to your addicted grown child. Okay, if you just read, and then re-read that first sentence, you’re not alone. Trust me, a few years [...]

By | January 24th, 2018|A Personal Note, Blog|Comments Off on A Personal Note – Learning to Let What Happens Happen

A Personal Note – Will Moving Away Make Your Grown Child’s Addiction Go Away?

A Personal Note – Will Moving Away Make Your Grown Child’s Addiction Go Away?   So, on this cold January day, I’d like to write a personal note about whether or not moving away will make your grown child’s addiction go away, and whether or not this is the best approach to take in your [...]

By | January 17th, 2018|A Personal Note, Blog|Comments Off on A Personal Note – Will Moving Away Make Your Grown Child’s Addiction Go Away?

A Personal Note – Will Your Grown Addicted Child Ever Really be Free?

A Personal Note – Will Your Grown Addicted Child Ever Really be Free?   So, today, for a personal note, I wanted to talk a little bit about my grown addicted daughter and her situation. More specifically, I wanted to talk about a conversation I just had with my dad last night about whether there [...]

By | January 10th, 2018|A Personal Note, Blog|Comments Off on A Personal Note – Will Your Grown Addicted Child Ever Really be Free?

A Personal Note – When Your Addicted Grown Child has a Child

A Personal Note – When Your Addicted Grown Child has a Child   This week, at the beginning of this amazing New Year, for my personal note, I wanted to talk about when your addicted grown child has a child. Why? Well, because at the moment, my precious granddaughter is being her typical four-year-old self. [...]

By | January 2nd, 2018|A Personal Note, Blog|Comments Off on A Personal Note – When Your Addicted Grown Child has a Child

A Personal Note – You, Your Addicted Child, and the Holidays

A Personal Note – You, Your Addicted Child, and the Holidays   I hope everyone has had a wonderful Holiday Season so far. This week, on a personal note, I want to talk about what the holidays can be like with your grown addicted child. I hope that if you’re reading this and you have a [...]

By | December 28th, 2017|A Personal Note, Blog|Comments Off on A Personal Note – You, Your Addicted Child, and the Holidays

A Personal Note – Stepping Away From a Grown Addicted Child Doesn’t Work

A Personal Note – Stepping Away From a Grown Addicted Child Doesn’t Work   This week, for a personal note, I wanted to talk about what happened when I tried to step away from my grown addicted child, and how it didn’t work. In fact, not only did it not work, it actually failed miserably. [...]

By | December 19th, 2017|A Personal Note, Blog|Comments Off on A Personal Note – Stepping Away From a Grown Addicted Child Doesn’t Work